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Question 1: Defense mechanisms are obstacles to Molnar's clear thinking. Molnar is in denial that his son should participate in the armed forces. He is afraid for his son's life and feels that he has to justify reasons for which his son should not participate. Molnar has demonstrated that he believes that someone is at fault for the military trouble. Because his son must be sent into the war, . . . .

Globalization

Introduction: We are observing two changes. The extension of democratic governance, and the reformation of economic life through globalization in step with the spread of new technologies. These two trends have aroused reluctance and hindrance. But it is also likely that they can strengthen each other in definite ways. The extension of democracy can encourage economic . . . .

Day of the Locust

This is an essay on Nathanael West's Day of the Locust, a novel that criticizes Hollywood for creating movies that promise impossible dreams. How do Todd Hackett's and Homer Simpson's relationship with Faye Greener contribute to the novel's project of criticizing the Hollywood film industry? Does the novel offer any hope for an art form (aside from film) that can . . . .

Willa Cather, born in Virginia in 1873 moved to Nebraska in 1883. From her life experiences in Nebraska, Cather wrote the acclaimed novel "O Pioneers" in 1913. Accurately so, her writing style was described as being a fresh, new approach to the American experience. Quite simply, Cather wrote an American viewpoint on her American experiences in the Western Frontier. She was able to capture the . . . .

This is a survey made from the prospectus concerning superintendents of small school districts and the relationship between ethics and mandates, laws, and regulations. The consequences of school superintendents' decisions have an effect on stakeholders.

SURVEY

We are researching whether it is difficult for superintendents to make decisions concerning decisions that may be made . . . .

Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 is widely regarded as the most dangerous moment of the Cold War, and one which, "brought the world to the brink of the unthinkable" (Blight & Welch, 315). Although the successful resolution of the crisis led to an immediate improvement in relationship between the superpowers, and focussed the world's attention on the . . . .

Sports Illustrated Article, "The Indian Wars"

This is a paper that gives a personal reflection on the Sports Illustrated article "The Indian Wars" (Price, 2002). There is one source used.

One of the things facing the nation today is being "politically correct." The sporting community is not exempt from the controversy.

There are Native American Advocates who feel using . . . .

Government Accounting Office in America (GAO)

This is a ten-page examination of the Government Accounting Office in America. The writer discusses the history, purpose and background of the GAO as well as the duties that the office is charged with performing. The writer then analyzes literature that illustrates the office in action. The final discussion revolves around the question, "Is . . . .

THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss "The Mysterious Stranger" by Mark Twain. The version often studied in colleges is a heavily edited version of Mark Twain's original writing. This paper will research the differences in the original writing and the edited version, including how his personal tragedies took a toll on Twain's . . . .

The United States, along with only a handful of other countries, enforces the world's highest minimum drinking age: 21. This conservative constraint occurred fairly recently: the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984 effectively blackmailed all states into adopting a standard drinking age. By 1987, all fifty states established the federal standard because to not do so would entail losing . . . .

Victims of a Meaningless Show of Force

Assignment 1 - Language Analysis:

In the article "Victims of a Meaningless Show of Force" the author uses language to express her point that police firing on two polar bears was unacceptable behavior and as the author says "it was illogical, unfair, and a meaningless show of force." While this statement makes her opinion clear, the author . . . .

Unix Batch Scripting

Scripting in Unix can be used for batch jobs. The purpose of this approach is to create a reliable repetition of a single task ranging from analysis of real data, processing or reprocessing of raw data to final quality data and reconstruction.

Batch files are a familiar term for those who have used MS DOS in its most basic form and who have background . . . .

pros and cons of a company in New Zealand creating a call center in India

The purpose of this report is to shed light on the issue of call center outsourcing, specifically, the pros and cons of a company in New Zealand creating a call center in India to expand its client roster among companies from English Speaking countries. In this report, I will go over the good points as well as the . . . .

MADAME BOVARY

Summary: This is a paper that outlines the casting and directing style of three directors for the film Madame Bovary. It has sources in MLA format.

INTRODUCTION

Gusteve Flaubert's 1856 novel, Madame Bovary has been a masterpiece in literature during the 19th and 20th century. Flaubert's motive for writing the novel has been to address the pretentious middle . . . .

American Passages

Introduction

From the beginning of the American Revolution, Congress felt that a stronger union was needed. There had to be a government powerful enough to defeat Great Britain. The desire to give a constitutional order appropriate to the republican character of the new nation became a belief during the early years of the war. A fear of central authority . . . .

Article Response: "Slaves of Celebrity"

PART I: AUTHOR'S THINKING

PURPOSES:

The purposes of the article include: to inform readers of the terms of the contract 'American Idol' entrants entered into; to persuade readers that the terms of the contract were unfair and that the production company 19 Group is exploiting the contestants; to persuade readers and 'American Idol' . . . .

The Problems

One of the major problems facing America today is its healthcare system.

Over 41 million Americans had problems last year receiving medical care. Most people said that cost was reason they didn't receive care. In 2001 it is estimated that almost 16 million people didn't received the care they needed, and 26 million put off seeking medical treatment (unknown, 2002). . . . .

Argumentative Essay on corporal punishment is not acceptable in childrearing

Introduction

There is perhaps no more inflammatory a topic within the subject of childrearing than the topic of corporal punishment. This is an issue that people tend to feel very strongly about one way or the other - strength of feeling that is most usually based in moral and ethical beliefs rather than . . . .

Civil Disobedience

The concept of "Civil Disobedience" was first put forward by the American author, Henry David Thoreau in his famous essay "Civil Disobedience" initially published in 1849 as "Resistance to Civil Government." Although Thoreau's essay had little impact in the nineteenth century, his ideas about civil disobedience were put into practice in the twentieth century by . . . .

ADHD in African American Children

Abstract

The objective of the study was to explore the nature of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in African American children, and to compare with findings from a similar study of Caucasian children. The subjects, all between 6 and 17 years, were 43 African American children, 19 with ADHD and 24 without ADHD. Ethnically sensitive . . . .

The Ebola virus is only one of the potential or real epidemics facing Africa today. AIDs may be the most devastating disease on the continent in terms of number affected, while Ebola is feared as much for the manner of death as for the numbers involved. The public has become aware of Ebola only recently, but the disease was first identified in 1976 when an outbreak in northern Zaire and . . . .

Public Education in Canada

Two of the major goals of education are to provide society with the skills and knowledge required for growth, and to give each individual the opportunity for personal development and achievement. The pursuit of these two aims can sometimes conflict, so the Canadian approach to the public education system is founded on coordination, in an attempt to provide . . . .

Ich Grolle Nicht" is a poem originally written by Heinrich Heine, and first set to music by German composer Robert Schumann. In 1899, American composer Charles Ives re-set the poem, putting his own twist on the magical sound created by Schumann.

The poem, as translated from the original German:

will not complain, even if my heart does break,

Forever lost, o love! I will . . . .

William Doyle and 'Origins of the French Revolution'

The French Revolution, which included the major transformation of the political system and the society of France, began in 1789. However, there were many hints of the reform to come in the years (even decades) prior to 1789. William Doyle outlines his thoughts regarding the events in his book titled "Origins of the French Revolution . . . .

Child abuse and neglect in America

INTRODUCTION

Child abuse is a problem that has a major cost to society. It is said that more children are reported to have sustained abuse and neglect in America than in any other industrialized nation. (CWLA, 1997)

Firstly, there is a cost to the child, including a physical one, a psychological one and a social one. The most obvious . . . .

Sexual Addiction results from an abuse of the natural sex drive that each person is born with. The abuse can start at any time in life and then progresses until it becomes a compulsion that the sexually addicted person cannot cope with. The sexual addiction eventually affects every part of the person's life, including self-respect, relationships with family and friends, and finances and career . . . .

Problems of a hypothetical company

Introduction and Terms of Reference

This paper examines the problems faced by Megabyte, a hypothetical company that is facing increasing business problems in some measure because of its reliance on a shrinking segment of the traditional communications business and in some measure because of its own internal structural problems. This case study, . . . .

COMPARISON OF HOPI AND YANOMAMI

The Hopi Tribe:

The name of the Hopi tribe is the derivation of the word Hopitu which means "peaceful ones," or Hopitu-shinumu, meaning "peaceful all people." The area where the Hopi live is a territory covering about 4,000 square miles in northeastern region of the state of Arizona. This territory was historically famous as the Tusayan region. . . . .

European Distance Learning College

Assessment of Current Strategy

Recommendations for Future Strategies

The European distance learning college consists of five strategic business units (SBUs). Using the Boston Consulting Group's "Product Portfolio" method of categorizing products, each of the five SBUs will be categorized as stars, question marks, cash cows, or dogs. This . . . .

Gang Violence and Drugs

This is a paper about gang violence, focusing on drug-related violence committed by gangs. It attempts to analyze the major causes behind such violence and whether the trend the trend of gang violence is on the increase. The communities and demographic population in which such violence is most likely to occur is also discussed besides looking at certain possible . . . .

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